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Welwitschia Goanikontes Moonlandscape Tour

The Welwitschia Plants only grow in a small belt in this area and grow very old
are unique in that they only have two leaves coming out of the stem
The Moonlandscape is about 500 million years old and is the only place on earth to experience this awesome site
Goanikontes is the first fresh water Oasis in the desert and has therefore attracted human life and development here. History rich full of memories of hard days gone by

per adult from

$137

AUD

Duration

5 to 6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    What's excluded :
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Welwitschia Plains, Swakopmund Namibia

    the tour takes us up the Swakopmund River to the amazing musical rocks, knocking on the rocks emitting a different note,through amazing desert landscapes, old mines and Farmsteads of yesteryear to history rich Goanikontes. We search for the age old Welwitschia Mirabilis plants along the banks and onto our family Farmstead where we see what our hardy people live of in this harsh and arid condition,onto the breathtaking beautiful Moonlandscape. You feel as if you are on another Planet. Its quiet...very quiet, often only a breeze..its stunning all if it

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Goanikontes, Goanikontes, Erongo Region

    We can only travel to Goanikontes which is the first water well and has old houses , Plantations and a fine restaurant

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Moon Landscape, Namibia

    A shorter version of the long day tour is a 3 hour excursion just to the amazing Moonlandscape, we pass lichen fields and desert gravel plains, look at various desert plants and how they survive, no rainfall only fog... the more we learn the more we want to know onto the world.The Moonlandscape. 400-500 million years old built on lava and dolomite rock, having endured 2 ice ages and being part of the old Gondwanaland... you feel as if you are on another planet
    its absolutely amazing...

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Welwitschia Plains, Swakopmund Namibia

    The tour can also be customized to 3 hours to view only the 1500 year Old Welwitschia Mirabilis plant, across the gravel plains we drive viewing the desert lichen fields and other fauna onto the amazing Welwitschia plants. We learn how they survive,why they are only found in this area, how the male plants differ from the female and how they get pollinated... how they evolved and adapted
    its a must visit

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Welwitschia Plains, Swakopmund Namibia

    Another version of the same tour of about 4 hours is visiting The Moon-landscape and Welwitschia Mirabilis plants in one tour. a shorter tour touching on the highlights only

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up and clients at their Hotel or their last activity
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Desert Dunes Dust Tours

Activity ID: V-185138P5

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